Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tears II

This music never fails to bring tears to my eyes as I associate with many sacrifices made by many people all over the world throughout our history. I thank my friend Anil, a man who should know why this brings … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

A Mail From A Pakistani Friend.

I reproduce below an extract from a mail from a Pakistani friend with Indian relatives. This is not unusual and many families on both sides of the divide have relatives on the other side. We were one country once after … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, People, Politics, Relationships | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments


I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by Grannymar. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, People, Sociology | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments

Tirupur’s Workhorse.

This is a follow up post on my yesterday’s post on my Nostalgia Trip To Tirupur. This photograph shows a very common sight in Tirupur. It is a courier carrying about a ton of cotton cloth between two processing locations. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Nostalgia, People | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

A Nostalgia Trip To Tirupur.

There are two towns that have developed a particular connection with me which keeps taking me back to them repeatedly. Bangalore, now known as Bengaluru and Tirupur. Last week, I had to visit both the places as I had to … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Nostalgia, People, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

Inependence Day.

When this post gets published, I should be on a train traveling from Tamil Nadu in the South of India to Pune on the Upper Western part of India. The journey will take me 26 hours and I look forward … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Patriotism, People | Tagged | 25 Comments